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Vanessa Kinney

Vanessa Kinney focuses her practice primarily in the area of employment law, particularly the Fair Labor Standards Act and Arkansas Minimum Wage Act. Ms. Kinney’s wage and hour experience dates back to 2010, and she has experience in wage and hour cases from the inception of cases to trial, and all the way through the appeals

During her undergraduate years at the University of Arkansas, Ms. Kinney excelled in her studies and was both a Brandon Burlsworth Memorial Scholarship recipient and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas’ J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. While attending law school, Ms. Kinney was the recipient of two further scholarships: the Shackleford Scholarship and the Harper and Mary Boyer Harb

Scholarship. Ms. Kinney was also a member of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, and in the winter of 2006, the review published her article, “The Path Leads to Nowhere: The Supreme Court Re-examines the Trek Through the Political Thicket: Vieth v. Jubelirer, 541 U.S. 267 (2004), 28 UALR Law Rev. 251.” Ms. Kinney is a member of the American, Arkansas and Pope County Bar Associations as well as the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association.


  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, B.A. Communication, magna cum laude (2003).
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, J.D. high honors (graduated 8th in her class) (2007).

Bar Admissions:

  • Arkansas Supreme Court, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2007


  • English and Spanish